Can’t make the 20th Anniversary Party? Watch the Live Webcast!
Well unless you have been living under a rock the past couple weeks then you no doubt know about the big party in San Francisco this Thursday to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Adobe Photoshop. Scott Kelby, Dave Cross, Matt Kloskowski, RC, and myself will join a host of Adobe’s finest including Russell Brown, Julianne Kost, and John Loiacono in presenting demos reflecting on the evolution of Photoshop over the past 20 years. There might even be a few surprise guests! The event is being held at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco and the event is already at capacity with over 1000 attending. However if for whatever reason you are unable to attend, do not fret. You can still watch the event as is it will be streamed via live webcast. Simply go here to sign up. It is free but you do need to register in order to be able to tune in. It starts at 7:30 pm Pacific Time (10:30 EST) Don’t miss out on the fun as we celebrate the coolest software ever created!!
Oh and if you want to see how well you know your Photoshop history, check out this fun little quiz. It’s harder than you think.
Sorry I cannot make the trip — however it’s been some wild times with Photoshop — but I’m a little foggy on dates. I’ve been thinking all along 1999 should be the 20th? I hosted Russell Brown in my “Great Graphics” session at Macworld to debut Photoshop, and had an advance copy for some time before that appearance. I thought it was Macworld Boston, in August of 1989 — but I guess it could have been January’s San Fran Macworld. Memory’s a little foggy. The introduction panel also included Bert Monroy along with Sharron Steuer. And, what ever happened to John Knoll ?
Looked like Photoshop was a home-run at that time, so early in 1990 I started the “Photoshop Tips & Tricks” zine on Compuserve and AOL, then later on eWorld as an adjunct to DTG.
Just wish I could find the snapshots from that session!. (Paper photos — remember those? LOL)
DT&G : Published continually online since 1988